Username & password for networking

By Starsky303
Jan 2, 2008
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  1. Hi all,

    I'm currently trying to network my Vista PC to an XP PC. I've managed to get the XP PC onto the Vista Workgroup but when I try to access the Vista PC through the XP PC, Windows asks for a username and password. I've had a look around on the internet and some people are having similar problems.

    Some people have asked to use the <computer name>\<username> as the username and <password> (of the XP PC for the password but this hasn't worked.

    Does anyone know what I should do?
    Cheers, hope I've made sense!
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,274   +280

    When a client system attempts to access a Share on another system,
    the User/Password of the account that created the Share is needed.
  3. Starsky303

    Starsky303 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 70

    Nice one. It worked. Thanks for your help!!!
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